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PBS
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
by steady though horrendously slow upturn. the british economy, however, is profoundly stuck. the u.k. has been put on negative watch on three largest credit rating agencies. the european union is britain's largest trading partner, europe's economy remains on prepares you footing despite several months of relative calm and there's a growing debate abt whher e u.k should lead the e.u. earlier this month we covered the "economist" magazine read "good-bye europe, look what happened when britain left the e.u. " i'm pleased to have george osborne back on this program and back at this table. >> thank you very much. >> rose: you're in new york city for a speech at the manhattan institute. >> i did that last night and had some meetings on wall street, seeing them there later. >> rose: so what's your message about the british economy to manhattan institute as well as the mayor and wall street? >> well, the basic message is itaiis on for business. if you want to come and invest in a country that is dealing with its problems, cutting its business taxes, providing opportunities for companys to go brit
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
, the nation's financial regulators imposed a huge fine on barclays bank based in the uk for underreporting libor. the global benchmark is used for hundreds of trillions of dollars in transactions. regulators in various countries are also investigating possible involvement of other banks. >>> in japan, financial regulator -- japan's financial regulator, that is, they plan to strengthen rules against insider trading after a series of information leaks from major securities firms earlier this year. the financial services agency now wants stricter punishment for employees at securities firms who illegally leak information to their clients. under current regulations, those employees are not subject to punishment. but after the revision, the agency will reveal names of those involved in serious cases. that's including investors. the agency is also considering a steep rise in penalties. regulators hope to comete a revised bill by the end of the year and submit it to parliament next year. >>> now let's get a check on how markets are performing. tokyo's main stock index broke 9,600 for the first ti
PBS
Dec 13, 2012 4:30pm PST
scandal. in june, u.k. regulators slapped britain's barclays bank with a $450 million fine for similar charges. >> susie: u.s. regulators may be near an end to an anti-trust investigation of google's internet search results. at issue is whether google manipulates results of its internet search enge to hurt competitors. it was accused of unfairly promoting its shopping and travel services over those of others. google denies it used its dominance in the search business to hurt rivals. the federal trade commission is expected to wrap up the probe by the end of the year. and why a new program to help student loan borrowers could on another front google allowed its google maps app to be used on apple iphones, this has been a real controversial issue, as you know. and now apple iphone users will have access to that and it's not just about getting directions. a lot of revenues are involved here, advertising revenues, huge, enormous. >> big news. >> tom: it was. three months in the making, of course, when apple unleashed its new iphone it didn't come with that goog el-- google map app, now is
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
on that level of competition and i got a e-mail from one of the chefs from new york last week back in the u.k. saying "chef ramsey, the chefs in new york want the meat off your bones." >> rose: (laughs) >> so they're getting ready. >> rose: you said have at he? >> yeah, i think -- you know, i'm 38 years of age, i'm far from my sell-by date and i'm verypassionate about what i do and i -- i know what it takes to get it right. >> rose: what is it most people don't understand about getting it right? >> good question. they take customers for granted and they don't feel that level of confidence from day one. and wlp it's a fine dining experience or a restaurant you have to understand the word long jeffty and understand putting that confidence in the customers. the first visit is crucial but the second, third and fourth is absolutely paramount. not becoming too fussy and in a waynderandi t customers' needs where very few chefs ever get to put themselves in the customers' perspective. >> is it 50% food and 50% that? that whole other thing beyond food? >> it's a balance and, you know, understanding th
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
and played a key role in the space race. but in rece years, japan, europe and the uk have all ended the practice, leaving the u.s. and gabon the only two nations that allow scientists to conduct tests on chimpanzees, but maybe not for long. >> if this committee had been tasked to do what it was asked to do five years from now, we probably would have said there is no longer any need for the use of chimpanzees. >> reporter: jeffrey kahn is a professor of bioethics at johns hopkins university. he chaired a blue ribbon committee for the institute of medicine that took a hard look chimpanzee testing in the u.s. as the outcry from animal rights activists reached a crescendo. >> we did acknowledge that from the perspective of this committee, the fact that chimpanzees are very close to humans gives them a different status. >> reporter: in late 2011, the committee laid out strict guidelines for chimp testing: the research must be done only when it's lifesaving, it can't be done ethically in humans, there are no other models, and the animals are socially and humanely housed. when the report a
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)